Geology - Full Time Lecturer
Program Geology Requisition Number 051159 Position Title Geology - Full Time Lecturer University Mission Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives. Diversity Commitment CI is committed to recruiting individuals who are dedicated to furthering inclusive excellence in our campus community. We seek to enhance our diverse University population, by welcoming people from all backgrounds, and by working to sustain an environment where colleagues can not only work and learn, but also create and thrive. Appointment The positions we expect to fill are contingent upon enrollment growth and availability of funds. Position Description / Responsibilities We are looking for a full-time Geology lecturer to teach Historical and Physical Geology. Several Geology courses support the Liberal Studies and the Environmental Science and Resource Management Programs. The Liberal Studies Program includes a geology content course entitled "Foundations of Earth Science" (GEOL 300) which is a requirement for the pre-credential preparation in the Teaching and Learning Option. This course involves an integrated lecture-laboratory which meets twice a week for three-hours each. Students participate in activities, which can be adapted to the K-8 classroom. Instructors are responsible for laboratory experiment development, lab preparation, and lecture preparation. The four-unit course carries a five-unit teaching load to the instructor. Minimum Degree Requirements A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Geology or a related field. Required Qualifications Required qualifications include a commitment to student success and a student-centered education; a minimum of one year teaching experience in Geology or a related discipline; experience with, and commitment to, working in a multiethnic, multilingual, and multicultural environment; and the ability to collaborate with other instructors teaching sections of this course.
As a condition of employment, this position will require a background check. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Preferred Qualifications The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Geology or a related discipline; at least one year of experience teaching Geology at the college level; a record of effective teaching with a variety of appropriate methodologies; a teaching philosophy; interdisciplinary teaching experience; experience in the use of innovative instructional strategies and technologies; and experience with curriculum, laboratory, and program development in Geology. Special Instructions to Applicant Required Documents - CV and Cover Letter.
Supplemental questions - Your entry may not contain more than 1200 characters. Salary Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits Eligible Yes Job Open Date 06-21-2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Review Begins On 07-06-2021
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